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86434 Requisition #
Job Classification Title: Administrative Services Administrator 1
JCC: 4121
Grade: H
Exempt, 100% FTE
Six months fixed term

PROGRAM MANAGER
The School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) is the center of a world-class liberal arts education at Stanford University. H&S encompasses 23 departments—from Art and Art History, English, and History to Economics, Mathematics, and Biology—as well as 23 interdisciplinary programs. As the university’s largest school, H&S serves as the foundation of a Stanford undergraduate education no matter which discipline students pursue as a major. Graduate students work alongside world-renowned faculty to pursue and shape foundational research that leads to breakthroughs and discoveries that shed new light on the past, influence the present, and shape the future. Together, faculty and students in H&S engage in inspirational teaching, learning, and research every day.

Founded in 1974, the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University has put research into action by inspiring innovative solutions that advance gender equality. Launched when women professors were "firsts" in their positions, the Institute's work today engages faculty and students from Stanford University's seven schools and beyond. The Institute operates as an incubator for collaboration, engaging diverse groups of experts and scholars to identify and tackle the next big questions related to gender equality. For decades, its ground-breaking research—both its in-house research and the interdisciplinary gender research it funds—has effected lasting change.

To accelerate progress and advance knowledge, the Clayman Institute builds upon its remarkable legacy and continues to educate and inspire new generations of feminists in its commitment to making the future equal and just for all people. We empower students and scholars in three key ways:

• Conduct and invest in gender research
• Mentor students and scholars through fellowships and internships
• Inspire, translate, and amplify gender scholarship

Our vision for the future is one in which all people—women, men, girls, and boys—will have their contributions valued and voices heard. Visit our website to learn more.

The Clayman institute is seeking a temporary Program Manager to cover for our Director of Programs, who will be out on leave. This position is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading gender research institute and collaborate with a fantastic team. You will oversee our operations and events programming, including our summer internship program and planning for a large conference. You will also have the opportunity to oversee our development operations and manage strategic stakeholder and donor communications and relationships. We are looking for a fast learner who can hit the ground running, while balancing a careful line between working independently and checking in and interacting with others when appropriate. The position will directly manage two staff members and will report directly to our Associate Director.

This is a six-month fixed term position.

Your responsibilities include:

• Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program by identifying and executing tasks and objectives, making recommendations that impact policies and programs, and assigning resources to achieve the goals of the program.
• Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
• Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
• Represent the program or function as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. May also represent the program or function to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
• Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications and training, planning/promoting events and/or conferences.
• May participate in development of budgets, monitor, and approve expenditures. May perform limited forecasting and provide recommendations that determine the budget.
• May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.

To be successful in this position you will bring:
● Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
● Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task
● Demonstrated excellent organizational skills
● Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects
● Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
● Demonstrated experience to work independently and as part of a team
● Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
● Ability to direct the work of others. Management experience preferred.

In addition, preferred requirements include:
• Interest in gender equality and research.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
• Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

Other duties may also be assigned, not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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